Portfolios Announced: Check Out The Key Players Of Team Modi 2.0

PM Narendra Modi has declared the portfolio of cabinet ministers to be part of the new government, Photo courtesy: @narendramodi
PM Narendra Modi has declared the portfolio of cabinet ministers to be part of the new government, Photo courtesy: @narendramodi
Advertisement
Datamation

Guwahati, May 31, 2019

Putting all speculations to rest, the portfolios of the council of ministers in the second term of Narendra Modi government is finally out.

A day after he was sworn in as the Prime Minister for the second term, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 31st, 2019 has picked his closest aide Amit Shah as Home Minister in the new government. On the other hand, Rajnath Singh will be Defence Minister while Nirmala Sitharaman moved from Defence to become Finance Minister.

Advertisement
Royal Global University

In the presence of 8,000 guests including world leaders, dignitaries, politicians, industrialists and celebrities, Modi took oath for a second term on May 30th, 2019 at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office and secrecy to Modi and his Cabinet ministers. Out of 58 ministers, 25 took oath as cabinet ministers, 24 as Minister of States and nine took oath of Independent charge.

Here is the complete list of the portfolios of the Cabinet Ministers:

CABINET MINISTERS PORTFOLIO
1)    Rajnath Singh Minister of Defence
2)    Amit Shah Minister of Home Affairs
3)    Nitin Jairam Gadkari Minister of Road Transport and Highways/Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
4)    D.V. Sadananda Gowda Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers
5)    Nirmala Sitharaman Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs
6)    Ramvilas Paswan Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
7)    Narendra Singh Tomar Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare/Rural Development/Panchayati Raj
8)    Ravi Shankar Prasad Minister of Law and Justice/ Communications/Electronics and Information Technology
9)    Harsimrat Kaur Badal Minister of Food Processing Industries
10)   Thaawar Chand Gehlot Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment
11)   Subrahmanyam Jaishankar Minister of External Affairs
12)   Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ Minister of Human Resource Development
13)   Arjun Munda Minister of Tribal Affairs
14)   Smriti Zubin Irani Minister of Women and Child Development/Minister of Textiles
15)    Harsh Vardhan Minister of Health and Family Welfare/Science and Technology/ Earth Sciences
16)    Prakash Javadekar Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change/Information and Broadcasting
17)    Piyush Goyal Minister of Railways/Commerce and Industry
18)    Dharmendra Pradhan Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas/Steel
19)     Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Minister of Minority Affairs
20)    Pralhad Joshi Minister of Parliamentary Affairs/Coal/Mines
21)    Mahendra Nath Pandey Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
22)     Arvind Ganpat Sawant Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise
23)     Giriraj Singh Minister of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries
24)     Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Minister of Jal Shakti

 

Here is the complete list of the portfolios of the Ministers of State (Independent Charge):

Ministers of State (Independent Charge) PORTFOLIO
1)    Santosh Kumar Gangwar Ministry of Labour and Employment
2)    Rao Inderjit Singh Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation/ Ministry of Planning
3)    Shripad Yesso Naik Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH)/Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence
4)    Jitendra Singh Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region/ Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office/ Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions/Minister of State in the Department of Atomic Energy/ Department of Space
5)    Kiren Rijiju Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports/Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs
6)    Prahalad Singh Patel Ministry of Culture/Ministry of Tourism.
7)    Raj Kumar Singh Ministry of Power/Ministry of New and Renewable Energy/Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
8)    Hardeep Singh Puri Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs/Ministry of Civil Aviation; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry
9)    Mansukh L. Mandaviya Ministry of Shipping and Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers

 

Check out the complete list of the portfolios for the Ministers of State:

MINISTERS OF STATE PORTFOLIO
1)      Faggansingh Kulaste Minister of State in the Ministry of Steel
2)      Ashwini Kumar Choubey Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
3)      Arjun Ram Meghwal Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs/ Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
4)      General (Retd.) V K Singh Minister of State in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
5)      Krishan Pal Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
6)      Danve Raosaheb Dadarao Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
7)      G. Kishan Reddy Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs
8)      Parshottam Rupala Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
9)      Ramdas Athawale Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
10)   Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development
11)   Babul Supriyo Minister of State in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
12)   Sanjeev Kumar Balyan Minister of State in the Ministry of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries
13)   Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao Minister of State in the Ministry of Human Resource Development/Ministry of Communications/Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
14)   Anurag Singh Thakur Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance/Ministry of Corporate Affairs
15)   Angadi Suresh Channabasappa Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways
16)   Nityanand Rai Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs
17)   Rattan Lal Kataria Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti/ Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
18)   V. Muraleedharan Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs/Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
19)   Renuka Singh Saruta Minister of State in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs
20)   Som Parkash Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry
21)   Rameswar Teli Minister of State in the Ministry of Food Processing Industries
22)   Pratap Chandra Sarangi Minister of State in the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises/Ministry of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries
23)   Kailash Choudhary Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
24)   Sushri Debasree Chaudhuri Minister of State in the Ministry of Women and Child Development